Andy Lally, four-time Rolex Daytona 24 Hour winner, will drive the new Electric Vehicle Sports Racer (EVSR) by Entropy Racing at the Lime Rock exhibition race on Friday, May 23, during the IMSA Continental Tire Challenge Memorial Day weekend.
Lally is currently driving the Magnus Racing Porsche 911 in the Tudor United Sportscar Championship GTD class -- he's a close fifth in the TUSC standings, and is also driving the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Stevenson Motorsports Grand Sport Camaro Z/28.R. He is the 2006, 2004 and 2001 Rolex Grand-Am Champion and four-time class winner of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, including a 2012 GT class victory. Lally now has four wins and three second place finishes at the Daytona 24 in the last 10 years.
''We are very excited to have Andy drive for EVSR and feel that it will not only bring a new audience and awareness of EVSR, it will also give us a driver perspective of the package from one of the best drivers in the business,” said Charlie Greenhaus, owner of Entropy Racing, which developed EVSR.
One of sports car racing's biggest names will be taking the wheel of an EVSR at LRP May 23 and 24
As an added bonus, EVSR will be doing speed trials during Saturday's lunch break. ''We will put two cars on track at full power and show the speed potential of EVSR, hoping to break Lime Rock's magic the one-minute mark,” said Greenhaus. ''I’d like to thank Lime Rock Park and IMSA for allowing EVSR to showcase at this exciting event. This will allow us to refine EVSR over the season so that when we build our series and begin to provide customer cars, they will be turnkey cars.''
The end goal of EVSR is to build an entire fleet of electric sports racing cars -- and host a race series. Once a number of EVSRs are built, they will be rentable. Custom cars will also be available for purchase.
EVSR's simple design and proven chassis make it the only electric racing car that can be supported, maintained and campaigned by an average club racer without special skills or factory support. Designed and built by seasoned professionals at Entropy Racing, and with a support network that will follow each car and each customer, EVSR cars are versatile and can be used for track days, sprint races, hill climbs, autocrossing, and even the drag strip.
Entropy Racing began sports car racing in 1989 and started renting cars to clients in 1991. A leader in club racing services for more than two decades, Entrop provides services from car prep and delivery to rental race cars, coaching, event management services, fabrication, and just about everything else a club racer could need. For more information on Entropy Racing and EVSR and to inquire about sponsorship packages, visit entropyracing.net and evsr.net.